In each of the following sentences, a part of the sentence is underlined. Beneath each sentence, four different ways of phrasing the underlined part are indicated. Choose the best alternative from among the four.

Question 71

It was us who had left before he arrived.


In this sentence, "he" is the object while "us" is the subject. While using the third-person pronoun as a subject, we need to use "we" instead of "us". In this case, the second half of the sentence should have simple past tense. Hence, option D.

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